The Geneva Convention and Terrorism

Consider this diagram. Now, answer this question: which line is straightest within the box at the top, A or B. The answer is that both are perfectly straight within the box. B even is straight further but then curves. Neither of these facts are relevant to the question however. This is a diagram which I… Continue reading The Geneva Convention and Terrorism

Bush Signs Into Law Interrogation Law

Good. So Bush signs the bill into law that will allow terrorists to be interrogated harshly, as they should be, and allow many top Al Qaeda agents to be brought to justice through military tribunals. “It is a rare occasion when a president can sign a bill that he knows will save American lives,” Bush… Continue reading Bush Signs Into Law Interrogation Law

Patterico – Exclusive Interview with a Man Who Has Spoken to the Terrorists at Guantánamo

Patterico has a roundup of his interviews about GITMO. A quote from part 5 makes a telling point: Third, to call Guantánamo a “gulag” is not only inaccurate, it’s (in my opinion) reprehensible. In war, under the rules of previous conflicts, anyone found to be an unlawful combatant could be executed on the spot by… Continue reading Patterico – Exclusive Interview with a Man Who Has Spoken to the Terrorists at Guantánamo